EIDSVOLL: She has been a smash hit with the band KEIINO and established herself as one of the country’s most popular artists. Alexandra Rotan herself has no doubt that the ability to dream big has been important to her now living solely on music. Therefore, the chairman of the jury for the Dream Scholarship 2023 hopes that young artists and cultural practitioners will make the trip to the application portal by Tuesday 15 November at 12.00 and give themselves the chance to become one of 50 scholarship winners in 2023.Continue reading
A New Beginning, the title itself sounds quite intriguing and for me, my thoughts immediately began revolving around all the new beginnings I have the had the past couple of years, getting to know KEiiNO and their music more and better. So I decided to ask KEiiNO a few questions about this new release, and here is what they had to say:Continue reading
That’s why she lied to her parents before the “Battle of the Stars”
Good Evening Norway (TV 2): Artist Alexandra Rotan (25) did not dare to tell her parents what she actually did the day before the final in «Battle of the Stars». Now she reveals her lie.Continue reading
Battle of the Stars finalist Alexandra Rotan: Does not receive KEiiNO salary abroad
The recent silver winner reveals that the band project is running a deficit internationally. Next autumn, she will start a solo career.
This weekend, Alexandra Rotan congratulated her “Battle of the Stars” rival Bjørn Tomren on the victory – apparently just as jubilantly happy, after ten weeks of exposure in prime time on NRK.
Exposure is also a key word for the band she is known as a third of, the Melodi Grand Prix institution KEiiNO.
In a recent application to the Norwegian Cultural Council for the Statens kunstnerstipend, Rotan says that the band does not make money outside the home country’s borders.Continue reading
Alexandra Rotan had surgery to remove a small part of her cervix out of fear of developing cancer when she was diagnosed with a serious change of cells.
In 2019, the KEiiNO singer and “Battle of the Stars” participant found the courage to see a gynecologist for the first time. The cell samples showed moderate to small cell changes, while the following year showed small to no changes.
Early in the spring of this year came the shock – the sample suddenly showed large cell changes.
Just days before the deadline, the magic that sent Tom Hugo Hermansen to Eurovision arose
The melody line fell into his head one summer day in 2015. For the next three years, producer and songwriter Tom Hugo Hermansen pondered how it could be used.Continue reading
Tom, your new song “Without You” is about that special feeling when you go out to party in the evening and get to know someone. What does that mean to you?
It’s a great feeling and certainly familiar to many. Especially when you are on the go, travelling around, exploring new places and cities, you experience it again and again. My boyfriend and I met this way too.Continue reading
– We are in good shape, even though there was little sleep last night. But something must be prioritized when you are invited to a champagne breakfast on May 17th. Happy Birthday! says a costumed Alexandra Rotan when VG meets her at the pool area at the residence of Ambassador, Jon Hanssen-Bauer in Tel Aviv.Continue reading
June is the month when cities all over the world arrange pride, and the focus is on the fight for equal rights, regardless of orientation and gender expression. In all months of the year, minorities fight against those who use their majority power, and history shows that it pays to take up the fight.Continue reading
Until Alexandra Rotan became Norway’s Eurovision hope together with the group KEiiNO, she studied nursing at Oslomet. Today, Thursday, they participate in the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest, in Norway often referred to as the Melodi Grand Prix (MGP).Continue reading
This week, the band Keiino releases the single “A Winter’s Night” which is intended as a religion-neutral winter song. The song was written at a songwriting workshop at a cabin in Gjeving last summer, where the band was gathered together with Stein Roger Sordal.Continue reading
Kristiansander Tom Hugo Hermansen (39) is in the Melodi Grand Prix for the third time, this time as part of a trio.
Tom Hugo Hermansen brings two other musicians on stage during the Melodi Grand Prix this year.Continue reading